Jewish date: 20 Siwan 5769.
Today’s holiday: Friday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time.
Today’s quasi-holidays: Crowded Nest Awareness Day, Magic Day, World Day Against Child Labour.
Worthy causes of the day: “Protect Our Children - Every One Deserves Healthcare” and “Sign the Strengthen It Now! Clean Energy Letter”.
Relevant to Divine Misconceptions:
- “Egypt: Policemen Sentenced To Only Five Years For Killing”: Translation: the law in Egypt considers the lives of Copts to be worth very little.
- “Court Says Ten Commandments Monument Endorses Religion”: Duh!
- More religious intolerance: “Ahmadiyah refugees kept in misery, seek Jakarta help”, “Orissa: tensions in Kandhamal. Christians still targeted by extremists”.
- “Tribes lose Snowbowl battle”: Thus is it written:
Would artificial snow made from purified wastewater defile a mountain Native Americans hold sacred?All those who cannot see how “yes” would be a reasonable answer, stand on your heads. The idea of skiing on sacred mountains is itself hard enough to imagine.
- “King Hussein's Legacy (1999)”
- “Being Green: 11 Environmentally Friendly Habits”
- “Wild Orbits: Stars Not From Around Here”
- “Fire fighters battle snakes in police station”: I cannot make anything like this up.
- “Deceased Albanians still eligible to vote”: I would not dare make something like this up.